Ann Gallelli: Decoding Village Agendas No. 463

Decoding Village Agendas –   September 23, 2019ann2016

Work Session of the Village Board

7: 30 p.m.

 (Open to Public and Televised




a.      Update on the residential construction project along Piney Point Avenue.  The Manager will provide an update on the many steps and actions that have been taken since the September 16 Board meeting regarding the construction on two lots on Piney Point Avenue and a lot on Nordica Drive.   Stop Work orders, description of the violations, and plans for addressing the situation are included in the backup documents at :


b.      Discussion on the recreational kayak program located at the Echo Canoe Launch.  John Clark, owner of the Hudson River Recreation program that operates the kayak rentals at Echo Canoe Launch site on the Croton River, will discuss with the Board his request to renew his contract with the Village which expires in the coming months.


c.       Presentation from Provident Design Engineering on the results of the traffic study conducted around the intersection of Grand Street and Old Post Road South. The Village engaged Provident in the Spring to conduct a traffic study of the Upper Village area around the “Dummy Light”. The Study focused on the operation of the intersection for both vehicles and pedestrians, including the potential impacts of different types of intersection traffic control.  This Traffic Impact Study uses standard Traffic Engineering methodology and has been prepared to document the findings and conclusions of the analysis that was undertaken to measure the traffic impacts associated with the existing and future conditions on the roadways.  The report provides 5 concept plans for the intersection which will be discussed by the Board.

d.      Discussion on the various traffic calming measures that have been implemented in the Village and future measures that can be undertaken.   The Board will review the  Bike Pedestrian Committee’s 5-year plan as well  a variety of possible traffic calming devices that might be considered.

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